Sr Principal Cyber Systems Administrator (SB)

Northrop Grumman

3.2

(26)

Fort Meade, MD

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    Position summary

    ors. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.

    Roles and Responsibilities:
    The candidate will be filling a role that requires a broad array of knowledge and skills heavily focused on Systems Administration and system engineering working with team members to support a Cyber Security program at a customer site. We're looking for a highly motivated individual with an impeccable work ethic and a strong ability to work in a collaborative fast-moving dynamic team environment.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with Cyber Systems Engineers.
    • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
    • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation, and provides backup recovery.
    • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
    • Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.
    • Periodically conduct a complete review of each system's audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in a related field, plus 12 years of experience in Systems Administration; or 10 years of Systems Administration experience without a degree
    • US Citizenship is required with a current and active DoD TS/SCI with Polygraph is required to be considered.
    • Must possess a DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Prior administration of virtualization environments using technologies such as ESX, storage provisioning and networking of virtual systems
    • Experience configuring, administering and maintaining computer systems (Such as: Windows 10, Server 2012R2, Server 2016, Active Directory, RedHat Enterprise Linux)
    • Experience writing standard operating procedure documentation and developing system cold-start documentation
    • Experience maintaining and operating virtual environments for servers and workstations
    • Experience configuring, administering, and maintaining patch deployment and management systems and providing patch management status reporting to management
    • Experience configuring, monitoring, maintaining, and administering computer backup and recovery solutions and providing recovery status reporting to management
    • Experience writing scripts (e.g. Batch, Bash, PowerShell, Python) to automate routine tasks

    Salary Range: $120,900 - $181,300

    The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

    Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
    The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

    Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.